New rule. Foreign US Trademark Applicants Must Be Represented By US Attorney

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Roswell, New Mexico, Trademarks a New Logo

Cities and other public entities can also protect trademarks and other intellectual properties for branding purposes.

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Churches Need Lawyers. 10 Reasons They Should Work in Close Partnership

Houses of worship are corporate entities and as such, should work with a lawyer to comply with all issues of their non-profit status.

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Trademark Registration Confront a Freedom of Expression Challenge at the Supreme Court

Most intellectual property news do not surface to the mainstream media and stay in the realm of niche business and IP news. But periodically, an IP story captures the media’s attention. This is the case of FUCT, a clothing line which is fighting a trademark registration rejection all the way to the Supreme Court. On Monday, April the 15th, 2019, the clothing line accused the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of acting unconstitutionally when denying…

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Primer: Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents

Around 500 BCE the government in Sybaris, the ancient city of Magna Graecia, started granting a one-year patent to any citizen for any “new refinement in luxury.” The Greeks, contributors of so many advances in the arts, philosophy, science, and government were the first who thought about and implemented protection for creators, unsuspected initiators of the intellectual property field. This seemed appropriate for the city which was recognized by its refinement and hedonism, to the…

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